Renovated/expanded highly used building; dedicated and service-oriented staff; new perspectives brought by new employees; new development program.
Budget challenges limit growth and ability to meet needs of new academic programs; two unsuccessful searches for Acquisitions Librarian; limited diversity within the staff, lack of other library/institution experience, and limited middle-management experience are evident.
New library development program; availability of FCLA funds for technology and consortial database purchasing; new funds for support of one flagship and two doctoral programs; allocation of sponsored research F&A indirect cost recovery for library; new technologies and digitization tools; successful collaboration with other UNF entities; reorganization, reevaluation of processes, realignment of priorities in context of retirements and vacancies.
State/University economic and fiscal environment; small labor pools; salary competitiveness and compression; hiring freeze; staff morale (no raises, other issues).
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